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Tommaso Sonno.

Tommaso Sonno


Expertise: business groups, international trade, conflicts


Dr Tommaso is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. He is also affiliated at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics, and an Adjunct Professor at Bocconi University, Johns Hopkins SAIS, and the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI). Since 2021 he acts as Lead Researcher for Interpeace and as Vice Director of the PNRR Lab of the SDA Bocconi School of Management.

Current areas of research include:

  • The impact of multinational firms on conflict dynamics and on the environment in developing countries.
  • Organization of business groups, with a particular focus on the role of knowledge allocation/acquisition.
  • The effect that financial frictions have on the processes of reallocation of resources.